PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – 2nd Update: Sgt. Matt Ames said, “All lanes of I-70 eastbound at the 47-mile marker are now open. Everyone please have a safe commute to work this morning.”
According to Ames the cause of the crash was unsafe lane movement.
1st Update: Sgt. Matt Ames said one person suffered minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital following a crash on I-70 involving two semi-trucks.
Troopers on scene say one lane is back open, but traffic is still backed up for at least four miles. Drivers are encouraged to take US-40 as an alternative.
The interstate is expected to be cleaned up and both lanes reopened around 10:00 pm EST.
Original: Indiana State Troopers are currently on the scene of an accident just east of Cloverdale on I-70 near the 47 mile marker.
Sgt. Matt Ames with Indiana State Police said the crash involves two semis. It happened just before 6:00 pm.
One semi is reportedly overturned, blocking both eastbound lanes.
Drivers are asked to find alternative routes while emergency crews work the scene.
According to Sgt. Matt Ames with Indiana State Police.